29th December

…by the Playhouse in 2012 but this plant is well protected at the top of the garden. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ First flower on Camellia ‘Salutation’…

8th April

…bought in for the Isla Rose Plantation. This is an introduction from New Zealand and is the ideal crab apple for making jelly. Malus ‘Jelly King’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ 2018…

29th April

…Rose breakfasting. Isla Rose Rhododendron aberconwayi full out. Rhododendron aberconwayi Rhododendron aberconwayi Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ just appearing. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Magnolia ‘Hot Flush’ earning its name. Magnolia ‘Hot…

9th May

…‘loderi’ ‘Pink Diamond’ but this is not it. Rhododendron ‘Loderi King George’ Rhododendron ‘Loderi King George’ I have written an article for publication today on styrax but I needed some…

13th May

…stuff next week. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ 2015 – CHW Chelsea van Second lorry leaves for Chelsea so time to look for rhododendrons which will be…

2nd April

…Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’ Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’ Rhododendron calophytum beside the acer. Rhododendron calophytum Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ just coming out and a bit early. No scent yet. Rhododendron loderi ‘King

4th December

…on the drive. Camellia ‘Tricolor’ Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ on the Main Ride. Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Camellia ‘Noblissima’ at The Pound. The plant beside the front door…

25th September

…the largest of the three but has no fruits at all this year. Sorbus ‘Pearly King’ Sorbus ‘Pearly King’ Sorbus ‘Pearly King’ Another Magnolia ‘March-till-Frost’ full of secondary flowers with…

24th April

…‘Crimson King’ in full flower beside the Crawshay’s church. Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’ Back to Llanfair Court for the grand opening of the new rockery border. Actinidia kolomitka covering a…

6th April

…Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ is just coming out. Smaller plants are full out already as we have seen. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron veitchianum just coming out in Donkey Shoe….